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RN PACU OUTPT SURGERY CENTER

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Mashpee, MA
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
180223-50005285
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RN PACU OUTPT SURGERY CENTER-180223-50005285
Description
Utilizes the nursing process in planning, executing, and evaluating the nursing care given to the surgical patient during the pre and post-operative period. Plans and delivers safe, effective nursing care until the patient is discharged from his/her care to the recovery.
  • Understands all aspects of post-operative care, to include assessments and potential complications.
  • Takes appropriate safety and infection control measures at all times. Has working knowledge of hemodynamic monitoring and interpretation.
  • Maintains and evaluates own clinical expertise and clinical practice, demonstrates the importance of continuing education to the performance of facility responsibilities and growth in profession.
  • Conducts quality review audits as assigned by manager or designee.
  • Maintains flexibility with scheduling and job assignments in order to cover patient needs.
  • Fosters a positive and professional ambulatory surgery center environment by interacting with all persons in a considerate, helpful and courteous manner and by participating as a team member.
  • Participates in committees, work groups, and meetings as deemed necessary. Can demonstrate measurable results an meet target dates.
  • Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team and takes part in shared leadership.
  • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS)/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and ACLS
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process utilizing standards set forth for Nursing Practice by the ANA and ASPAN
  • Organizes, modifies, evaluates, documents, and maintains the plan of care for PACU patients based on total assessment and the age of the patients.
  • Participates and cooperates in the unit-based Quality Improvement processes.
  • Practices, develops and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to the patient’s right to privacy by protecting confidential information.
  • Evaluates and documents patient’s response; monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psychosocial status; takes appropriate action based on clinical condition, results of diagnostic studies, and symptomatology of patient.
  • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm
  • Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.
  • Regular, punctual and dependable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
 
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Must read, write and communicate in English.
  • Basic Life Support and ACLS Certification required.
  • Critical Care experience preferred
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory, compliance, and accreditation standards and requirements

Schedule Details: Per diem position, rotating days, hours between 6a-6p Monday through Friday with occasional holiday
Organization: Medical Affiliates of Cape Cod
Primary Location: Mashpee
Department: MAC-Cape Cod Surgery Center
Employee Classification: Regular-Per Diem
Shift: Day
Weekend Shifts: None
Holiday Shifts: Occasional
Posting Start Date: Feb 27, 2018
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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